The Department of Music Pedagogy offers an undergraduate degree programme: Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Music Studies with Kodály emphasis (180 credits). This training programme is available in English at the Kecskemét Kodály Institute. Qualification for eligibility is based on successful completion of the entrance examination.
The undergraduate degree course is offered for those wishing to continue their studies later at graduate level and pursuing music as a career either in music education, choral conducting, music theory or church music.
Download from here: BA_course_content
The language of instruction and examinations (both oral and written) is ENGLISH. Students whose first language is not English must submit a copy of a TOEFL exam (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a score of 72-83 (Internet-Based), or 200-220 (Computer-Based), or 533-560 (Paper-Based) or an equivalent of this exam.
Length of the training: six semesters (from September to June each year).
Application deadline is 15 February for studies commencing in September.
Entrance examinations are held in the beginning of June.
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The Institute reserves the right to change or amend any of its programmes, requirements for degrees, tuition, fees, etc. from year to year.
Application deadline 15 February each year.
However, applicants are kindly asked to send the applications at their earliest convenience so that necessary arrangements can be made and applicants can be informed of acceptance in time.
The application form can be downloaded in PDF here: ba_applicationform
(It is not an online form, so please download and save it to your computer before you start filling it out.)
Do not forget to attach the following documents to your application:
- detailed curriculum vitae
- photocopy of highest school certificate(s)/degree
- copy of academic transcripts
- two photos of passport size
- copy of TOEFL exam certificate or its equivalent
Applications must be sent to the following address:
Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Kecskemét, P.O.Box 188, H-6001
Notification of acceptance will be sent out no later than 1 August.
Examinations are held at the end of each semester or at the end of the academic year.
End-of-year examinations are held in May.
Students will be notified of the content of the examination and the exact dates during the semester.
Examinations are evaluated by five grades: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – 5 being the highest and 2 the poorest grade.
1 is considered as fail.
CONTENT OF THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
Total points: 200.